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HRW: Haiti

  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    Political instability in 2017 hindered the Haitian government’s ability to meet the basic needs of its people, resolve long-standing human rights problems, or address continuing humanitarian crises. The United Nations peacekeeping mission operating…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti’s bid to end mandate of Independent Expert abrupt and non-consultative
    Once again, we are pleased to see such a strong focus on economic, social and cultural rights in your discussion of the five key aspects of the human rights situation in Haiti. The five key human rights concerns at focus in your report remain Human R…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti should not leave Civil Society out of decision on mandate
    We wish to congratulate Haiti on the inauguration of President Jovenel Moise in February of this year and hope that he and his administration will make human rights a priority.Human Rights Watch continues to have deep concerns related to dire public…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    The continuing political crisis in Haiti, spurred by contested presidential elections in 2015, led to a power vacuum at the head of state. President Michel Martelly’s term of office expired in February 2016, and the 120-day term of provisional Pres…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti: Stateless People Trapped in Poverty

    Haiti: Stateless People Trapped in Poverty

    Expand A pregnant woman rests on the floor while attending a Sunday mass at a camp for Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent returning or deported from the Dominican Republic o…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Helping Haiti – Have Lessons Been Learned?

    Helping Haiti – Have Lessons Been Learned?

    It’s hard to imagine another disaster on the scale of the 2010 earthquake and the subsequent cholera epidemic in Haiti. Yet the latest reports on the devastation wrought by Hurricane Matthew, which hit Haiti on October 4, suggest its devastating ef…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Horrors of a Hurricane, Doubled by Statelessness

    The Horrors of a Hurricane, Doubled by Statelessness

    Hurricane “Matthew” is set to hit Haiti and Jamaica. Southern Haiti will likely be hit hard, including Anse-a-Pitres, one of the poorest and most remote areas of the island. My thoughts tonight are with Haitians, but also with the perha…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • OAS: Save Human Rights Body

    OAS: Save Human Rights Body

    Expand A protester holds up a sign next to relatives of some of the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa College Raul Isidro Burgos during a march in Mexico City. © 2016 Reuters…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN Human Rights Council: Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on Haiti
    Thank you, Mr. Gallon for your continued work on human rights in Haiti.We are pleased to see such a strong focus on economic, social and cultural rights in Haiti in your discussion of the five key aspect of the human rights situation in Haiti. In pa…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Haiti

Stabroek News

  • newPublic Health Minister tells senior employees to look out for theft probe

    Public Health Minister tells senior employees to look out for theft probe

    Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence today warned senior employees to look out for police detectives and Finance Ministry internal auditors, who will soon begin investigations into the...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 12:59pm -
  • newT&T woman who had taken out restraining order found shot to death

    T&T woman who had taken out restraining order found shot to death

    (Trinidad Guardian) A 35-year-old mother of three, who had recently taken out a restraining order against a man she knew, was found dead in St James last night.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 8:13am -
  • newGuyana to ask World Court for ruling in its favour

    Guyana to ask World Court for ruling in its favour

    Guyana will ask the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to make a ruling on the border controversy with Venezuela in its favour  after Caracas announced it would not participate in the case. View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 2:24am -
  • newPAC halts scrutiny of Region Five’s accounts

    PAC halts scrutiny of  Region Five’s accounts

    The Region 5 administration had the examination of its accounts by the PAC cut short as it was believed that the region has not been forthcoming with information.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 2:23am -
  • newTuschen man dies after being struck down by Coast Guard member

    Tuschen man dies after being struck down by Coast Guard member

    Roopchand Ramkellawan, brother of popular Chutney singer Mahendra Ramkellawan, was killed on Sunday evening after he was struck down by an allegedly inebriated GDF Coast Guardsman.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 2:22am -
  • newBulkan’s sacking of Linden Town Clerk unlawful – CJ rules

    Bulkan’s sacking of Linden Town Clerk unlawful – CJ rules

    Chief Justice Roxane George has ruled that the Minister of Communities’ decision to terminate the employment of Linden Town Clerk Jonellor Bowen was unlawful, as she was not allowed a hearing prior...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 2:21am -
  • new‘Judge me on my professional record’

    ‘Judge me on my professional record’

    Incoming Deputy Chief Election Officer (DCEO) of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Roxanne Prince-Myers has dismissed the suggestion that her seemingly partisan Facebook posts make her...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 2:20am -
  • newContractor accepts partial blame for San Souci overtopping

    Contractor accepts partial blame for San Souci overtopping

    Contractor Deowdat Singh is accepting partial blame for the overtopping of the San Souci, Wakenaam river defence, which resulted in a flood on Sunday, saying he did not expect the unusually high tide.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 2:19am -
  • newTaxi driver gets three years for sexually grooming minor

    Taxi driver gets three years  for sexually grooming minor

    Taxi driver Daniel James, who was charged in April with sexually grooming a minor, was yesterday sentenced to three years in jail for the crime.View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 2:18am -
  • newMaterial for recapping Diamond well acquired

    Material for recapping Diamond well acquired

    All the needed material has been procured to recap the well that erupted in the yard of a Diamond Housing Scheme resident last week, according to acting Director General of the Civil Defence...View full article at stabroeknews.com
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 2:17am -

The Economist: Haiti

The Guardian: Haiti News

  • Timeline: Oxfam sexual exploitation scandal in Haiti
    Key events in aftermath of news that Oxfam covered up inquiry into staff paying for sexA leaked document shows Oxfam must make £16m worth of cuts to jobs and relief programmes as it tries to recover from the fallout over a sexual exploitation scanda…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 10:41am -
  • Oxfam to axe jobs and aid programmes in £16m cuts after scandal
    Exclusive: charity says it will have to cut aid programmes as it copes with scandal falloutOxfam has warned staff it needs to urgently find £16m of savings and radically reduce the number of its poverty-relieving programmes as the charity copes with…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jun 18, 8:02am -
  • Haiti shuts down Oxfam GB over prostitution scandal
    Right to operate withdrawn for ‘violation of Haitian law and the dignity of human beings’Haiti says it is withdrawing Oxfam Great Britain’s right to operate after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the charity’s staff.Three Haitian m…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 8:11pm -
  • Dignity, community and hope in the Haitian slum of Jalousie – in pictures
    Behind the brightly painted exterior of Jalousie, one of Haiti’s largest slums, lies a community struggling with a lack of sanitation, intermittent electricity and rivers of plastic waste. Conservative estimates suggest more than 80,000 people now…
    - 41 days ago, 10 May 18, 5:00am -
  • World Cup stunning moments: Haiti shock Dino Zoff's Italy | Simon Burnton
    Italy should have seen off Haiti with ease in 1974 but the group game burst into life through the unheralded Emmanuel Sanon …The win-or-bust, tension-ratcheting final rounds of the World Cup allow memorable moments and dramatic sub-plots to breed l…
    - 55 days ago, 26 Apr 18, 4:49am -
  • Life without toilets: the photographer tackling a global taboo
    Andrea Bruce’s prize-winning images from India, Haiti and Vietnam document the deeply sensitive issue of open defecation, which affects 1.1 billion of the world’s poorest peoplePhotographs: Andrea Bruce/NOOR/EyevineOne of the biggest issues at th…
    - 92 days ago, 19 Mar 18, 7:48am -
  • Resilience and warmth in the face of adversity. Daily life in Haiti – in pictures
    Photographer Hatnim Lee has been working with charities in Haiti for the last eight years, capturing the lives of people she met along the way Continue reading...
    - 93 days ago, 19 Mar 18, 3:00am -
  • Mélissa Laveaux: Radio Siwèl review – seductive sounds of Haiti
    (No Format) Haiti’s turbulent, often unhappy history is studded with splendid music, most of it little heard by comparison to its Caribbean neighbours. Mélissa Laveaux, born in Ottawa to Haitian parents, plays neither the lavish orchestral music c…
    - 94 days ago, 18 Mar 18, 3:00am -
  • Oxfam 'kept aid worker on in Haiti despite sex harassment claims'
    Charity tried to ‘contain’ allegations that engineer paid women for sex – reportOxfam has been accused of further failures in Haiti by keeping a senior aid worker in the earthquake-torn country for more than a year despite reported sexual haras…
    - 95 days ago, 16 Mar 18, 8:52pm -
  • Trump's decision to deport 200,000 to his 'shithole countries' challenged in lawsuit
    Administration recently terminated temporary protected status for all individuals from El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua and SudanA lawsuit is being filed on Monday to overturn Donald Trump’s decision to end immigration protections for more than 200,00…
    - 99 days ago, 12 Mar 18, 12:26pm -
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